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March 25, 2017 - 4:45 am
HAWKS-BUCKS Streaking Bucks beat Hawks 100-97, tie for 5th in East MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo picked up his second straight double-double with 34 points and 13 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks held on to beat the Atlanta Hawks 100-97 on Friday night. The Bucks, who have won 11 of 13...
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In this picture taken with a fisheye lens, Washington Capitals center Lars Eller (20), of Denmark, and Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Markus Nutivaara (65), of Finland, chase the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
March 24, 2017 - 1:41 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee and hockey's governing body will have to make concessions before the NHL sends the world's best players to the Winter Games in South Korea next year, commissioner Gary Bettman said on Friday. "As things stand today, you should assume we're not...
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March 24, 2017 - 4:54 am
RAMS-MURRAY LA Rams sign Aaron Murray to be their 3rd-string quarterback THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have signed quarterback Aaron Murray. The Rams announced the deal Thursday. Murray is expected to be the Rams' third-string quarterback. He was a fifth-round pick by Kansas...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots' Shea McClellin (58) leaps over the line of scrimmage in an attempt to block a kick during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game in Houston. NFL owners will consider proposals next week to cut regular-season overtime from 15 minutes to 10; eliminate players leaping over the line on kick plays; and expansion of coaches' challenges and what can be reviewed by officials. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
March 23, 2017 - 4:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL owners will consider proposals next week to cut regular-season overtime from 15 minutes to 10; eliminate players leaping over the line on kick plays; and expansion of coaches' challenges and what can be reviewed by officials. In what promises to be a busy annual meeting next...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2013, file photo, former Georgetown coach John Thompson Jr., left, congratulates his son Georgetown head coach John Thompson III, right, after the Hoya's 61-39 win over Syracuse in an NCAA college basketball game in Washington. Georgetown has fired basketball coach John Thompson III on Thursday, March 23, 2017, after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
March 23, 2017 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Thompson III was fired as Georgetown's basketball coach Thursday after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship. Thompson said in a statement released by agent David Falk that he was "honored" to have been the Hoyas' coach and...
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Barry Bonds responds to a question during a news conference Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Bonds has joined the San Francisco Giants front office as a special adviser. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
March 22, 2017 - 4:10 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The black San Francisco Giants T-shirt that Barry Bonds wore was so new, the fold lines from being wrapped in plastic were easy to spot. Still, it seemed a natural fit for Bonds, the former slugger who donned a Giants uniform for his first day of work in his new role with...
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Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) celebrates his goal with left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) against the Calgary Flames during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)
March 22, 2017 - 2:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. Oshie is leading the Washington Capitals in goals, but Alex Ovechkin is again leading them into the playoffs. Ovechkin had a goal and two assists as the NHL-leading Capitals beat the surging Calgary Flames 4-2 Tuesday night and snapped goaltender Brian Elliott's franchise-...
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Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) celebrates his goal with left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) against the Calgary Flames during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)
March 21, 2017 - 9:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin had a goal and two assists, T.J. Oshie scored his 30th of the season and the NHL-leading Washington Capitals defeated the surging Calgary Flames 4-2 on Tuesday night. The top line of Ovechkin, Oshie and Nicklas Backstrom dominated all game. Ovechkin led all players...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 1988, file photo, Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan, right, is all smiles after he signed a new contract with the NBA basketball team as general manager Jerry Krause looks on during a news conference in Chicago, Ill. Krause, the executive behind the Bulls' six NBA titles, has died, the team announced Tuesday, March 21, 2017. He was 77. (AP Photo/Mark Elias, File)
March 21, 2017 - 9:18 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Respected and reviled in his hometown, this much can't be argued when it comes to Jerry Krause: He helped take the Chicago Bulls to heights few teams have reached. Krause, the general manager of the Bulls during a 1990s dynasty that included six NBA championships with Michael Jordan...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2016, file photo, Miami Marlins hitting coach Barry Bonds looks from the dugout during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit. Bonds has joined the San Francisco Giants front office as a special adviser, the team announced Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Bonds, who hit 762 career home runs, was fired last fall as the hitting coach for the Marlins after one season. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
March 21, 2017 - 1:41 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Barry Bonds is coming back to the San Francisco Giants as a special adviser. The team said Tuesday the home run king will attend a few days of spring training, starting Wednesday in Scottsdale, Arizona. He'll also visit the Giants' minor league teams. He'll report to CEO Larry...
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